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Together we develop Egypt project continued its activities in Minya Governorate today, Thursday, with an entertaining day for children of basic education schools in the village of Ezbet Mahfouz.
The Episcopal/Anglican Church, which sponsors the project, stated in a statement: The day included a lecture on peaceful coexistence, artistic performances, and sports with the participation of 300 students.
Sheikh Mahmoud gomaa, the representative of Beit el eila, said that Islam urges acceptance and love for everyone, regardless of religion, gender, or color, and it categorically forbids bullying.
Whereas Rev. Boulos Nassif, a member of the Beit el eila, affirmed that the exchange of congratulations between Muslims and Copts on various occasions reflects the spirit of love and joint cooperation.
The meeting was attended by local leaders in the region, including Muhammad Al-Rashidi, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Education in Minya, Dr. Ali Abdel Salam, Director of the Minya Educational Administration, Muhammad Mabrouk, Mayor of the village, Hamada Nasr, Director of Preparatory Education, and Mohsen Mounir, the first mentor of Social Education.
The project is being held under the auspices of the Province of Alexandria of the Episcopal/ Anglican Church in Egypt with North Africa and the Horn of Africa, and the Misr El-Kheir Foundation.
The project will include a set of initiatives and events in the governorates of Cairo, Alexandria, Minya, and the cities of Sadat and Menouf.
The project aims to establish strong and real relationships and friendships between young people, develop their capabilities and raise their cultural and civilizational awareness, in addition to the participation of trainees together in implementing practical initiatives that benefit their local communities, with the aim of reaching a degree of integration and quality of work by communicating with government agencies and community organizations that works in the same direction that their initiative is related to.